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EPA releases Draft 2 of Energy Star Lamps specification V2.0

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April 16, 2015: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released of the second draft of the Energy Star lamps specification version 2.0. The specification development process, including subsequent specification drafts and stakeholder comment periods, will be concluded in June 2015 with an effective date of June 2016. Until the Lamps V2.0 Specification is effective, Version 1.1 specification remains in effect. Following ...

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Three new IES standards for indoor and outdoor lighting

Three new IES standards for indoor and outdoor lighting

February 4, 2015: The Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) of North America has published three new lighting standards to help lighting designers, specifiers and manufacturers to understand the lighting specifications for different applications. The three standards are ?Lighting for exterior environments? (RP-33-14), ?Lighting for parking facilities? (RP-20-14), and ?Approved method for photometric testing of indoor fluorescent luminaires? (LM-41-14). What the standards ...

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Zhaga is developing new specification for COB LED arrays

Zhaga is developing new specification for COB LED arrays

December 13, 2014: Zhaga, a global lighting industry consortium that develops specifications for interchangeable LEDs, is currently writing a book on chip-on-board (COB) LED arrays. Zhaga has taken this initiative as the stakeholders have been facing challenges due lack of such specifications. The new book will talk about six square o rectangular LED modules with different dimensions. COB is currently ...

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Compliance with safety regulations for LED drivers must in Australia

Compliance with safety regulations for LED drivers must in Australia

November 1, 2014: ADM Instrument Engineering has called upon the Australian electronics engineers and designers who use LEDs, and made them aware of the legal issues related to electrical safety, in any product. According to ADM, compliance to Australian safety regulations is becoming an important challenge with more and more manufacturers who try to push cheap LED drivers into Australia. ...

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